Archive for March, 2012

The Bible pays Joseph the highest compliment: he was a “just” man. The quality meant a lot more than faithfulness in paying debts. When the Bible speaks of God “justifying” someone, it means that God, the all-holy or “righteous” One, so transforms a person that the individual shares somehow in God’s own holiness, and hence […]

Prolife Mass


Here are the dates for the upcoming monthly prolife mass held on the third Wednesday of each month at Our Lady of Consolation Church, Inglefield Street, Glasgow G42 7PZ.  It all kicks off at 6pm with Holy Hour with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, 7pm Rosary and 7.30 Mass. Dates for your diary March 21st […]

Whenever abortion is debated the cry goes up that adoption is worse than aborting your unborn child!  Adoption does not get a good press it is true to say.  We don’t hear enough of the successful stories of those children placed with loving parents who grow up well adjusted and happy with their adoption.  Here’s […]

Letting Go


There was a great programme on BBC1 last Tuesday Letting_Go/  which didn’t directly deal with abortion, although it was prolife in sentiment.  Rosa Monkton who made this documentary has a daughter, Domenica, who has Downs’ Syndrome and since whe was born has been raising the profile of children and adults with learning difficulties. The programme was […]

It’s hard sometimes to find the right words when you want to let people know how great it is to know a person who has Downs’ Syndrome.  I was in that situation ten days ago when on a panel debating abortion with feminists.  A feminist had just asked a question along the lines of how could we ie […]

Doonby Success


You may remember we posted information about a screening in Glasgow of an American film, Doonby that has had limited release in the U.S.  The screening went really well and was well supported by pro-lifers.  Cardinal O’Brien gave a talk before the screening and was very complimentary of the film which stars The Dukes of Hazzard actor, John […]

1579 – 1615 Born in 1579, John Ogilvie belonged to Scottish nobility. Raised a Calvinist, he was educated on the continent. Exposed to the religious controversies of his day and impressed with the faith of the martyrs, he decided to become a Catholic. In 1596, at age seventeen he was received into the Church at Louvain. Later John attended a variety […]

This is a good clip how-to-heal-from-abortion.htm regarding Rachels’ Vineyard and the healing experiences available for men and women out there who have had an abortion or been touched by an abortion experience.


As we near the halfway point of Lent it is useful for all of us to be reminded of what we entered this holy season hearing but may have faded from our lives after three long weeks,during Lent? Here Fr Robert Barron talks about Lent and what prayer, fasting and what almsgiving really mean.


Frances Phillips describes this woman’s short life as “transformed by love” and reading her blog is inspirational to those of us in the pro-life movement.  It is great to be able to tell this woman’s story when we are bombarded all the time by cynical and bitter moves to keep quiet about what happens in […]